Dr. Donald Pappas
Chair of Biotechnology & IN LSAMP Project Director (eff. July, 2018)
Dr. Don Pappas is the chair of the Biotechnology program at Ivy Tech Community College. He earned his BS in Biology from Grand Valley State University and PhD in Molecular Genetics from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Prior to his career in higher education, Dr. Pappas was an accomplished researcher at the Van Andel Research Institute (Grand Rapids, MI), Ball State University, and Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Pappas has been a member of the Ivy Tech faculty for 10 years teaching Biotechnology courses and general microbiology for health science students.
Mrs. Donna Stallings, M.Ed
IN LSAMP Project Coordinator
Mrs. Stallings is the Project Coordinator for IN LSAMP at Ivy Tech Community College. She has 23 years of teaching experience including Lincoln University of Missouri as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics, at Lighthouse Preparatory Academy as a dual credit high school mathematics instructor and Ft. Leavenworth School District. Mrs. Stallings has experience in external funded opportunities and has received awards from the Ohio State University, National Security Agency, Texas Instruments, NSF, and Department of Energy. She has attended the LSMCE Annual Conference over the past five years with students and is familiar with the LSAMP structure at the national level.

Past Leadership

Dr. Michael Hall
Director (Dec. 2016 - June 2018)
Dr. Michael Hall is the Program Chair for Pre-engineering at Ivy Tech Community College. He graduated with a BS/MS in Engineering from IUPUI and a PhD in Higher Education leadership form Indiana State University. He has been a member of the Ivy Tech faculty for 30 years. Previous faculty teaching assignments have included Server Administration, Computer Networking, Robotics, and Automated Manufacturing.